Aching shoulder

Shoulder impingement

Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder impingement syndrome is sometimes called swimmer’s shoulder, or thrower’s shoulder. It is caused by the tendons of the rotator cuff becoming trapped as they pass through the shoulder joint. Impingement syndrome symptoms Symptoms of

Referred shoulder pain

Referred Shoulder Pain

Referred shoulder pain is pain caused by a problem or injury elsewhere. Pressure on nerves in the neck or spine can result in pain being transmitted into the shoulder and arm. What is referred shoulder

Rotator cuff strain

Rotator Cuff Tear

A rotator cuff strain is a tear to any of the four rotator cuff muscles in the shoulder. It is common in throwing and racket sports. A torn rotator cuff can range from mild to

Pec major muscle strain

Pectoralis Major Strain

A Pectoralis major strain is a tear of the large powerful muscle at the front of the chest. The muscle rotates the arm inwards and is the main muscle for the bench press exercise. Symptoms

Supraspinatus tear

Supraspinatus Tear

The supraspinatus muscle runs along the top of the scapula (shoulder blade) and inserts at the top of the arm on the humerus bone. It is one of the four rotator cuff muscles. A supraspinatus

Suprascapular Neuropathy

Suprascapular Neuropathy

Suprascapular neuropathy usually occurs as a result of traction damage to the suprascapular nerve, causing an aching or burning pain at the back and or side of the shoulder joint. Here we explain the symptoms,

Pec Major Tendon Inflammation

The Pectoralis Major tendon is weakest where it inserts into the arm or humerus bone. Common sports that can inflame the tendon include racket sports, rowing, swimming, and weight training. The pain when performing these

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